T.J. Leverentz has been a trusted voice covering news and sports in Southeast Minnesota for nearly 10 years. He got his start in college at Winona State before moving to Rochester in 2022. He's dedicated to covering the news that matters most in Rochester and across the state including crime, local government, education and breaking news. When he's not in the newsroom he's out a local high school broadcasting football and basketball games. T.J. is a huge sports fan and when he's not on the clock he's spending time with family and friends, teeing it up at the golf course or trying to tackle projects at his house.
Minnesota Man on Supervised Release for Drug Crime Charged in Major Rochester Cocaine Bust
His bail in the new drug case is set at $100,000 without conditions.
Drug Dealer Pleads Guilty to Minnesota Teen Girl’s Fentanyl-Induced Death
The victim was 15 years old.
Fight at Rochester Restaurant Leads to Assault Charges Against Minnesota Man
Officers spoke with the victims at a hospital.
Child Sex Abuse Sends Minnesota Man to Federal Prison
The time behind bars will be followed by seven years of supervised release.
Southeast Minnesota Man Hospitalized After 2 Semis Collide
The crash happened Thursday night.
Semi Finals Set in Southeast Minnesota Section Basketball Tournaments
Listen to Stewartville at Winona in the Section 1AAA Semi Final at 7 p.m. on Saturday on 103.1 KFIL, KFILradio.com and the KFIL App
Police Surveillance Leads to Meth Bust at Minnesota Gas Station
The charges say police witnessed a potential drug deal.
Death Investigation Started After Police Find Woman’s Body Near Minnesota School & Shopping Center
The death investigation is being described as ongoing.
Minnesota Newborns Now Being Screened for Rare Deadly Disease
Routine newborn screening for the rare condition was approved last year.
Minnesota Man Fighting for His Life Following Hwy. 14 Crash
The road was described as dry at the time of the crash.